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The happiness policy handbook : how to make happiness and well-being the purpose of your government

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  • Contributor: Cruz, Victoria

    The Happiness Policy Handbook provides a concise background on happiness studies and science, coupled with practical tools for formulating and integrating happiness policy at all levels of government. Essential reading for policymakers focused on making happiness and well-being the purpose of government.

    • The landscape of the happiness movement. Brief history of the happiness movement
    • What happiness policy is and why it matters
    • The happiness
    • sustainability connection
    • Connections between positive psychology
    • Moving forward
    • Happiness action plans for policymakers. Action plan: happiness proclamations
    • Action plan: Happiness roles and responsibilities
    • Action plan: community engagement
    • Action plan: measuring happiness
    • Action plan: a tool for policy: the happiness policy screening tool
    • Appendices. Concept menu of happiness policies
    • Happiness lessons for the workplace
    • Strategy resources
    • The happiness proclamation
    • Model press releases for a happiness proclamation and for announcing the use of the happiness index
    • Model happiness minister or officer job description
    • Social media guide
    • Questions and answers for happiness survey takers
    • The happiness index question
    • The happiness policy screening tool.
    Original Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada, New Society Publishers
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781550927177, 1550927175, 9781771423137, 1771423137